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Monday, Sep 9, 2019 at 05:47 PM PDT

Trump Says Peace Talks With Taliban Are Now 'Dead'

Trump Says Peace Talks With Taliban Are Now 'Dead'

U.S. peace talks with the Taliban are now "dead," President Donald Trump declared Monday, two days after he abruptly canceled a secret meeting he had arranged with Taliban and Afghan leaders aimed at ending...

Monday, Sep 9, 2019 at 05:52 PM PDT

Trump Dismisses Idea of Allowing Bahamians Into US

Trump Dismisses Idea of Allowing Bahamians Into US

President Donald Trump on Monday downplayed the idea of allowing Bahamians fleeing the destruction of Hurricane Dorian into the United States on humanitarian grounds, hours after his acting Customs and Border...

Monday, Sep 9, 2019 at 07:17 AM PDT

Guns, Funding in Focus as Congress Returns

Guns, Funding in Focus as Congress Returns

Congress returns to Capitol Hill today after a five week break, with gun safety legislation one of the top priorities for Democrats. Republican lawmakers, however, say they are waiting on guidance from President...

Monday, Sep 9, 2019 at 12:53 PM PDT

UN Atomic Watchdog Confirms Iran Installing New Centrifuges

UN Atomic Watchdog Confirms Iran Installing New Centrifuges

The United Nations' atomic watchdog confirmed Monday that Iran is preparing to use more advanced centrifuges, another breach of limits set in the country's slowly unraveling nuclear deal with major powers. Iran...

Monday, Sep 9, 2019 at 08:18 AM PDT

Harris Seeks End to Executions, Cash Bail, Private Prisons

Harris Seeks End to Executions, Cash Bail, Private Prisons

California Sen. Kamala Harris, whose record as a prosecutor has been under scrutiny since she entered the presidential race, has unveiled a criminal justice plan that calls for abolishing the death penalty,...

Monday, Sep 9, 2019 at 06:21 PM PDT

Johnson to Suspend UK Parliament After Latest Brexit Defeat

Johnson to Suspend UK Parliament After Latest Brexit Defeat

The simmering showdown between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Britain's Parliament over Brexit came to a head as lawmakers delivered three defeats to the government's plans for leaving the European Union,...

Monday, Sep 9, 2019 at 03:59 AM PDT

Trump's North Carolina Rally to Be a Test for His Clout, GOP

Trump's North Carolina Rally to Be a Test for His Clout, GOP

President Donald Trump's rally in North Carolina will serve as a measure of his clout in trying to elect a Republican to the House in a closely watched special election that's seen as a tossup race. It will be...

Monday, Sep 9, 2019 at 01:51 AM PDT

Air Force Probes Layovers After Crew Stayed at Trump's Hotel

Air Force Probes Layovers After Crew Stayed at Trump's Hotel

The Air Force said Sunday that it doesn't appear any regulations were broken when a military crew flying from Alaska to Kuwait stopped off in Scotland and stayed overnight at a resort owned by President...

Monday, Sep 9, 2019 at 12:08 AM PDT

Hong Kong Tells US to Stay Out; Students Form Protest Chains

Hong Kong Tells US to Stay Out; Students Form Protest Chains

Thousands of students formed human chains outside schools across Hong Kong on Monday to show solidarity to push for democratic reforms after violent weekend clashes in the semiautonomous Chinese territory. The...

Monday, Sep 9, 2019 at 07:47 AM PDT

Congress Returns to McConnell's Legislative 'Graveyard'

Congress Returns to McConnell's Legislative 'Graveyard'

Facing criticism that the Senate has become little more than what one member calls an "expensive lunch club," Congress returns for the fall session Monday with pressure mounting on Senate Majority Leader...

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